Jingxing County
井陉县
Historic architecture in the village of Daliangjiang (大梁江村), a National Historical and Cultural Village
Historic architecture in the village of Daliangjiang (大梁江村), a National Historical and Cultural Village
Jingxing County is located in Hebei
Jingxing County
Jingxing County
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 114°08′43″E / 38.0321°N 114.1452°E / 38.0321; 114.1452Coordinates: 38°01′56″N 114°08′43″E / 38.0321°N 114.1452°E / 38.0321; 114.1452
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityShijiazhuang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
050300
Area code(s)0311
Websitewww.sjzjx.gov.cn

Jingxing County (simplified Chinese: 井陉县; traditional Chinese: 井陘縣; pinyin: Jǐngxíng Xiàn; lit. 'Well Border')[1] is a county of Hebei Province, North China, it is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shijiazhuang, the capital of the province.

When King Mu of Zhou went hunting in the region, he described the terrain as "the surrounding is high while the center is deep, like a well, [making the region] resemble the border of a stove", hence the name of the county.[1]

Administrative divisions

There are 10 towns and 7 townships under the county's administration.

Towns:

Townships:

Films

The 2018 film An Elephant Sitting Still was filmed in Jingxing County.

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